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Study Guide to accompany Purchasing: Selection and Procurment for the Hospitality Industry, 8e

ISBN: 978-0-470-31658-0
192 pages
March 2011, ©2012
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Purchasing: Selection and Procurement for the Hospitality Industry, Eighth Edition is a learning-centered text that includes several pedagogical enhancements to help the student quickly acquire and retain important information. It is written for those who will be involved with some phase of purchasing throughout their hospitality careers. This text covers product information as well as management of the purchasing function, and how this relates to a successful operation.  It also acts as a comprehensive reference guide to the selection and procurement functions within the hospitality industry.Purchasing: Selection and Procurement for the Hospitality Industry is themostcomprehensive and up-to-date hospitality purchasing text available today.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Concepts of Selection and Procurement

Chapter 2: Technology Applications in Purchasing

Chapter 3: Distribution Systems

Chapter 4: Forces Affecting the Distribution System

Chapter 5: An Overview of the Purchasing Function

Chapter 6:  The Organization and Administration of Purchasing

Chapter 7: The Buyer’s Relations with Other Company Personnel

Chapter 8: The Purchase Specification: An Overall View

Chapter 9: The Optimal Amount

Chapter 10: The Optimal Price

Chapter 11: The Optimal Payment Policy

Chapter 12: The Optimal Supplier

Chapter 13: Typical Ordering Procedures

Chapter 14: Typical Receiving Procedures

Chapter 15: Typical Storage Management Procedures

Chapter 16: Security in the Purchasing Function

Chapter 17: Fresh Produce

Chapter 18: Processed Produce and Other Grocery Items

Chapter 19: Dairy Products

Chapter 20: Eggs

Chapter 21: Poultry

Chapter 22: Fish

Chapter 23: Meat

Chapter 24: Beverages

Chapter 25: Nonfood Expense Items

Chapter 26: Services

Chapter 27: Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment

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